Mental Capacity Report: End of Term Email

12 December 2018 There was no Report for December, but instead an end of term email with key developments. In

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Mental Health (Use of Force) Act

The Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 which started life as a private members bill by Labour MP

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Talking about death

The Royal College of Physicians has published a report entitled: Talking about dying: How to begin honest conversations about what

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RAO v ROO

Summary In this unusual case, a husband sought orders in relation to medical treatment in relation to his wife, ROO,

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Leeds Teaching Hospital v JF

Summary A 46 year old lady, N, had breast cancer, and had only a number of months to live. Whilst

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Re P

Summary This case concerned a young woman with learning disabilities, in respect of whom Court of Protection proceedings had been

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Re SJ

Summary This case concerned SJ, a 43 year old diabetic suffering from chronic, unhealed bed sores in the context of

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Manchester City Council v LC [2018]

REPORT: COMPENDIUM November 2018 HEALTH, WELFARE AND DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY Summary This case, concerning the sexual relationships of LC, a

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Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill Report stage

Ahead of the Report stage of the Bill on 21 November, the Government has proposed a series of amendments. They

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Learning Disabilities Mortality Review Programme Second Annual Report: Government Response

The deaths reviewed by the Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) showed that, compared with the general population, the median age

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